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Scottsboro blues

Herman J. D. Carter

Scottsboro blues

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Published by Mahlon Pub. Co. in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Herman J.D. Carter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 86/13365 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2342848M
LC Control Number86464146

Take one of the most flagrant miscarriages of justice in American history, fueled by racial hatred, hitch it to a minstrel show and you’ve got “The Scottsboro Boys.” Even more painfully relevant now than when it opened on Broadway in , the Tony-nominated musical is having its New England premiere at SpeakEasy Stage Company in a production that was just extended through Nov.


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Haywood Patterson was born in Elberton, Georgia in By the time he was fourteen, he was riding the rails, looking for work. He was 18 when he hopped on an Alabama-bound freight train with his Author: American Experience. The Scottsboro Boys in prison, speaking with a lawyer.

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Directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman. The Young Vic, London. 26 October The cast of the West Coast Premiere of The Scottsboro Boys: (from left) Nile Bullock, Eric Jackson, David Bazemore, Christopher James Culberson, James T.

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